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Information for Parents and Families

Too often we forget that cerebral palsy impacts both the affected individual — but also their family. For parents and families caring for a child with cerebral palsy, every aspect of life change to accomodate the needs of the individual. The publications listed below provide insight into this seemingly overlooked topic.

Books about Cerebral Palsy Treatment for Parents and Families

All The Basics Of Cerebral Palsy To Help You Cope – Discover the Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatments, Therapies and Special Section For Parents

Published October 11, 2011

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy for People with Cerebral Palsy: A Problem-Based Approach to Assessment and Management

Published February 16, 2010 by Mac Keith Press

Getting the Therapy, Benefits, and Resources Your Child Needs: A Gude for Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury

Published January 1, 2009 by Lighthouse Media Publishing

Finnie’s Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

Published December 8, 2008 by Butterworth-Heinemann

Keys to Parenting a Child With Cerebral Palsy (Barron’s Parenting Keys)

Published August 1, 2007 by Barron's Educational Series

Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Manual for Therapists, Parents and Community Workers

Published February 21, 2007 by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd

Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents And Professionals

Published July 19, 2006 by Woodbine House

Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

Published May 4, 2006 by The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition

The Official Parent’s Sourcebook on Cerebral Palsy: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

Published September 16, 2002 by ICON Health Publications

Uncommon Voyage: Parenting a Special Needs Child

Published September 21, 2001 by North Atlantic Books

My Perfect Son Has Cerebral Palsy: A Mother’s Guide of Helpful Hints

Published February 1, 2001 by 1st Book Library

Parents As Care Managers: The Experiences of Those Caring for Young Children With Cerebral Palsy

Published June 1, 1999 by Ashgate Pub Ltd

Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Parent’s Guide

Published January 1, 1998 by Woodbine House

Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

Published August 20, 1997 by Butterworth-Heinemann

Step by Step: Real Life Experiences With Cerebral Palsy

Published August 19, 1995 by Rose Pub

Spastic cerebral palsy: A parents’ guide to physical treatment (Spastics Society. Parents handbook)

Published January 1, 1975 by Spastics Society

Cerebral Palsy in Children and its Treatment

Published January 1, 1963 by The MacMillan Co

Publications about Cerebral Palsy Treatment for Parents and Families

Studies and Dissertations about Cerebral Palsy Treatment for Parents and Families

The validation of a task-specific measure of parenting self-efficacy for use with mothers of young children

Published September 1, 2009 by Harty, Michal
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Investigation of Unintentional Movement in People with Cerebral Palsy to Improve Computer Target Acquisition

Published July 22, 2008 by Sibenaller, Sara Marie
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Caregiver Strain Among African American and Caucasian Family Members Caring for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: The Role of Race

Published May 8, 2008 by Taylor, Kelly D.
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Never-ending caring : the experiences of caring for a child with cerebral palsy : a thesis presented in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Published by Klankaradi, Kuephan
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"Time to care": relationship between time spent caring for pre-school children with developmental delays and psychological, social and physical well-being of parents

Published by Crettenden, Angela D.
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Phonological representations, phonological awareness, and print decoding ability in children with moderate to severe speech impairment

Published January 1, 2006 by Sutherland, Dean Edward
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Environmental Factors that Influence Telecommunications Use by Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy

Published by Carpenter, Sonja Maria
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Web Resources for Cerebral Palsy Treatment for Parents and Families

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